Grant County Bus Driver Pleads Guilty

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) - A northern Kentucky bus driver has agreed to a plea deal that carried a 22-year sentence.

Angelynna Young pleaded guilty today to a dozen charges including obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, possession of a controlled substance, assault and wanton endangerment.

Young crashed her bus into a pole on January 17th. Seventeen students on the bus were injured, including two who had lengthy stays in the hospital.

After the crash, police found more than 40 bottles of prescription medication in Young's apartment. A urine test showed that she had drugs including cocaine, marijuana and a prescription painkiller in her system at the time of the crash.

Young had agreed previously to a plea deal, and appeared in court Wednesday, but refused to plead guilty at the time.

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